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20th Japan Media Arts Festival – Call for Entries

The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee organizes the 20th Japan Media Arts Festival and calls for entries which display new forms of expression reflecting our present time.

Entries are accepted in four Divisions: Art, Entertainment, Animation and Manga, and works can originate in genres such as: interactive art, media installations, video works, computer graphics, games, multimedia productions, application software, Animated feature films, etc.

The festival gives awards in each of its four divisions and also provides a platform for appreciation of the award-winning and other notable works.

Entries are sought from professional, amateur, independent and commercial creators across the globe.

Submitted works must be completed or released between 10th September 2015 and 9th September 2016.

Japan Media Art Festival is a comprehensive festival of Media Arts (Japanese: Media Geijutsu) that honors outstanding works from a diverse range of media – from animation and comics to media art and games. Since its inception in 1997, the Japan Media Art Festival has recognized significant works of high artistry and creativity, and in addition to a yearly Exhibition of Award-winning Works has held other events, such as symposiums, screenings, and showcases.